Creative Arts Summer Camps


Youth Rock Camp

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Ages 9-13   |   9am - 3pm   |   Student Concert on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - June 18-22   |   Aug 6-10

Extended Care available

Learn new songs, jam in a band, and give a stellar performance in concert!  Whether you’re just getting into your instrument, or you have rocked out before, this will be a fun week full of music. Expand your musical ability and vocabulary, including scales, chord progressions and rhythm studies found in today’s popular music. Develop the technique you need to rock out and gain confidence in your stage presence in a welcoming small-group environment.

Youth Rock Camp is designed for those who play Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, and Vocals. If you play another instrument, please email bennett@riekes.org to see if we can accommodate you.

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Teen Rock Camp

Ages 13-18   |   9am - 3pm   |   Student Concert on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - July 16-20

Extended Care available

Learn new songs, jam in a band, and give a stellar performance in concert! Expand your musical ability and vocabulary, including scales, chord progressions and rhythm studies found in today’s popular music. Develop the technique you need to rock out and gain confidence in your stage presence in a welcoming small-group environment.

Rock Camp is designed for those who play Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, and Vocals. If you play another instrument, please email bennett@riekes.org to see if we can accommodate you.

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Electronic Music Production Camp

Ages 10-18   |   9am - 3pm   |   Student Showcase on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - June 25-29   |   July 9-13           

Extended Care available

Unravel the world of sound design and make your own compositions!  This camp fosters the young composer who is interested in refining his or her ideas into a fully mixed and layered song. Participants develop their own sounds while defining their artistic identity and voice. 

This camp includes opportunities to explore midi synthesizers, sampling, beat making and live recording, all with the goal of creating sonic masterpieces for multiple uses. Participants learn industry standard software including Pro-Tools, Reason and Ableton Live. No previous experience necessary.

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Youth Video Production Camp

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Ages 8-11   |   9:30am - 2:30pm   | Student Screening on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - June 18-22         

Extended Care available

Dive into the basics of digital video production and bring your imagination to life through the magic of movie making! Explore the beloved craft while learning to use professional equipment, editing software and much more!

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Teen Video Production Camp

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Ages 12-18   |   9:30am - 2:30pm   |   Student Screening on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - July 9-13

Extended Care available

Dive into the basics of digital video production and bring your imagination to life through the magic of movie making! Explore the beloved craft while learning to use professional equipment, editing software and much more!

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Digital Photography Camp

Ages 10-18   |   9am - 3pm   |   Student Showcase on Friday afternoon

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $500 - (limited scholarships available)

Dates - June 25-29   |   July 23-27  

Extended Care available

This camp provides students with the tools they need to express themselves through digital and film photography. Students learn photography skills such as operation of manual and auto-focus cameras, exposure settings, lighting, basic composition, and digital photo editing. Instructors also provide step-by-step instruction on the development and enlargement of 35mm film photographs in the darkroom. 

Photography has the power to shed light on the world in unexpected ways. A well-composed image can change the way someone thinks or feels. Create images that reflect your point of view in a fresh and inspired way.

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Camp AFCANA 

Ages 7-13   |   9am - 3pm

Dates - June 11-15   |   June 25-29   |   July 16-20   |   July 23-27   |   July 30 - Aug 3

Location - The Riekes Center

Cost:  $395 - (limited scholarships available)

Extended Care available

What is AFCANA?

Join us for the ultimate summer camp that fuels creativity, develops fitness, and connects us to the natural world around us! Camp AFCANA integrates programming from the 3 departments at the Riekes Center - Athletic Fitness, Creative Arts, & Nature Awareness. This camp creates a full mind-body learning experience.

We will create opportunities for students to experience:

  • Three worlds of exciting experiential learning all in one facility
  • Staff trained in multi-disciplinary programming and best practices in education that enable growth in multiple intelligences
  • Exploration of interests and new worlds of learning.  A unique summer camp experience found nowhere else!

 

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Extended Care

The Riekes Center provides extended care for most of our camps throughout the summer.

EARLY DROP-OFF - Available 8 - 9 am (complimentary)

Students have access to our Extended Care room for a quiet, safe space to read or play quiet games until camp begins. 

AFTERCARE - Available until 5 pm

Aftercare is available for all camps held at the Riekes Center except for Surf Camp.

Aftercare includes:

  • healthy snack
  • movies
  • quiet reading and relaxation room
  • group activities and games
  • arts and crafts
  • time to practice skills learned at camp

The cost for Aftercare is $10 per hour, billed per 30 minutes used. On the first day of camp, you can give us your schedule for the entire week, or you can let us know your plans for Aftercare each morning.

For your convenience, we provide automatic billing for the week. Just give us a credit/debit card and we will track the amount of Aftercare you use for your child throughout the week and then bill you for that time at the end of the week. You can also pay on site in advance of each day/week in you prefer.  We will contact you prior to the camp to coordinate this extended care with you.  

There is no need to sign up for Extended Care at this time. We will contact campers before each camp begins to coordinate the Extended Care schedule.


Cancellation Policy

30 days or more in advance - refund minus $50 cancellation fee

Less than 30 days in advance - refund minus $50 cancellation fee is given only if your spot is filled by a wait-listed camper